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28 Nov 2017

GOING BEHIND THE CURTAIN: FAQ ON PUBLISHING AND THE LEGAL ISSUES OF HIRING A GHOSTWRITER

In the first nine months of 2017, nearly two dozen civil lawsuits were filed that included allegations of libel or defamation. And those were just the cases in the United States Fifth Circuit Court…in Texas alone. Nationwide, more than 440 such cases were filed during the same time. Of those, many are obscure cases that […]

08 Nov 2017

READING BETWEEN THE LINES: AVOIDING COMMUNICATION BREAKDOWNS IN THE CREATIVE PROCESS

If there’s one thing that drives a project forward while keeping everyone working toward the same goals, it’s good communication. At some point or another, all agencies encounter communication breakdowns. You think a project is moving along beautifully only for it to hit a sudden stall as you come up against an (occasionally angry) brick […]

19 Oct 2017

THE ART OF TECHNICAL GHOSTWRITING

One of the most challenging aspects of technical writing is communicating effectively with a subject matter expert (or SME, commonly pronounced as one word “smee”). SMEs have the knowledge that the technical writer must extract and translate into useful publications, such as documents, videos, webinars, classroom courses, and marketing collateral. In some cases, the technical […]

12 Oct 2017

INTERVIEW: A LOOK AT PUBLISHING OPTIONS

If you’ve written a book, you have several options for getting your final product in front of readers: traditional publishing, self-publishing, and niche publishing. Not sure which is best for you? Wintress Odom, owner of The Writers For Hire, shares a few suggestions to consider during this interview on radio show, The Price of Business. […]

12 Oct 2017

INTERVIEW: THE 7 STAGES OF BOOK WRITING

As owner of a ghostwriting company, Wintress Odom hears a lot of questions about how to write a book. For starters, she suggests, break the project into manageable tasks or stages, so you won’t feel overwhelmed. During her latest interview on The Price of Business, Wintress describes the seven stages that she works through during […]

12 Oct 2017

INTERVIEW: SETTING REALISTIC GOALS FOR YOUR BOOK

Writing a nonfiction book can yield excellent results: from strengthening your company’s brand to passing along decades of hard-won business insights. In most cases, however, writing a book isn’t going to make you very much money. Wintress Odom, owner of The Writers For Hire, makes a point of covering this reality whenever potential clients approach […]

20 Jul 2017

INTERVIEW: HOW TO HIRE A GHOSTWRITER

Despite the mystique surrounding ghostwriters, finding people who can write on your behalf is not as difficult as one might think. The real challenge is finding the right ghostwriter for you. During her latest radio interview on The Price of Business, The Writers For Hire Owner Wintress Odom shares insider tips for finding — and vetting […]

13 Jun 2017

INTERVIEW: COMMUNICATING WITH WRITING PROFESSIONALS

While communication is a vital part of any successful work project, communicating clearly becomes especially critical when you ask others to write on your behalf. Wintress Odom, Senior Editor of The Writers For Hire, has first-hand knowledge of what it takes to ensure successful client-writer communications. During her latest interview on Price of Business, Wintress […]

15 May 2017

EDITING & PROOFREADING

The professional editors at The Writers For Hire will eliminate grammatical errors and other obstacles for your readers, as well as suggest ways to improve the clarity, flow, and organization of your writing. But more importantly, we make sure that your message comes across loud and clear. When you’re recounting an event of personal significance […]

15 May 2017

FAMILY HISTORY

A family history book is a unique, highly personal project, and our clients come to us with a very specific set of goals and concerns. They want to work with a team of writers who will genuinely enjoy listening to them and getting to know their family – and they want to know that they’ll […]

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